Assignments

Homework assignments are released on Thursday evenings, and due the following Thursday at 11:59 PM. Please read the grading and collaboration policy! For questions, come to our office hours or use the Piazza discussion site.
The take-home midterm exam will be distributed before 5:00pm on October 27, and due at 5:00pm on October 30. No late submissions!
The take-home final exam will be distributed before 5:00pm on December 8, and due at 5:00pm on December 11. No late submissions!

Several assignments require support code provided by the Probabilistic Modeling Toolkit for Matlab (pmtk3). See our installation instructions and installation support code.


# Out Due Description Problems Materials
1 September 17 September 24 Classification and Validation questions, code MNIST digits
2 September 24 October 1 Bayesian Classification questions, code Enron emails
3 October 1 October 8 Gaussian Classification questions, digit code, gamma code MNIST digits, Gamma telescope
4 October 8 October 15 Linear Regression questions, motor code motorcycle crash
5 October 15 October 22 Logistic Regression questions, gamma code, toy code Gamma telescope
M October 27 October 30 Midterm see course directory
6 October 29 November 5 Regularization and Sparsity questions, digit code, dorothea code MNIST digits, Dorothea chemical compounds
7 November 5 November 12 Kernels and Networks questions, GP code, neural net code pedestrian images, pedestrian HOG
8 November 12 November 19 Clustering and Mixture Models questions, digit code, word code MNIST digits, word features
9 November 19 December 3 Hidden Markov Models and Factor Analysis questions, hmm code, movie code Alice text, movie ratings
F December 8 December 11 Final see course directory